Monthly Archives: February 2014

Royal Caribbean International announces 2015 European sailings

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Following the news that both Anthem of the Seas and Allure of the Seas will call Europe home from summer 2015, Royal Caribbean International unveiled the itineraries for the five other ships that will sail the region in 2015, including three from the UK. Both Anthem of the Seas and Adventure of the Seas will share the Port of Southampton from May 2015 until late October 2015 while sister-ship Brilliance of the Seas will return to her home port of …

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Norwegian unveils first look at Norwegian Escape

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Norwegian Cruise Line today offered the first look at Norwegian Escape by unveiling the wide variety of staterooms on the line’s largest ship to date at approximately 163,000 gross tons and 4,200 passenger berths, scheduled for delivery in fall 2015.  The accommodations include the company’s signature luxury ship View the Original article

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Celebrity announces new worldwide destinations for tour 2015-16

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Celebrity Cruises will offer an array of thrilling adventures and itineraries in 2015-16 to excite world travellers. With an enticing line-up of 261 destinations in 72 countries, Celebrity will sail to all seven continents, visit new ports of call in Alaska, Europe and Asia, and offer exciting overnight stays, many of which coincide with internationally renowned festivals. Full details of Celebrity Cruises’ 2015-16 will be revealed as each set of itineraries opens for bookings. Marking the launch of Celebrity’s World …

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Navigator of the Seas returns for Royal Caribbean

28 9 Share3 days ago Having completed a month-long drydock revitalisation, Royal Caribbean International’s Navigator of the Seas is primed to resume year-round service from Galveston, Texas, and wow the Lone Star State with the area’s most innovative Caribbean cruise holiday offering. Part of an extensive fleet wide programme to enhance every Royal Caribbean ship, Navigator of the Seas will introduce new and enhanced dining options; debut a new FlowRider surf simulator; and offer a glimpse ahead toward the cruise …

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First ever “autism-friendly” ship is launched

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(AotS), the leading travel organisation catering to vacationers with autism and other developmental disabilities, today announced the introduction of the travel industry’s first View the Original article

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Crystal announces record number of shore-side adventures

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A year in advance, ultra-luxe Crystal Cruises has released more than 350 Crystal Adventures for its 2015/20th annual World Cruise—a 30% increase in shore-side options over 2014’s voyage.  Half-day, full day, and multiple-day excursions, more than 40 of them new, can now be previewed and pre-reserved at crystalcruises.com.  Outings to date include multiple-night Overland Adventures in Africa, the Galapagos, and Andes; visits to Aboriginal, Incan, and Catholic spiritual centers; nighttime grooves at South American hotspots; outdoor sporting activities through rivers, …

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Royal Caribbean reveals summer 2015 itineraries for Anthem of the Seas

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Royal Caribbean International, today reveals the summer 2015 itineraries for Anthem of the Seas the most entertainment and technologically developed cruise ship ever to be based in the UK. Sailing from Southampton, the itineraries – including three day sailings – invite agents to support its bold expansion plans to attract new to cruise guests and grow market share. Anthem of the Seas is Royal Caribbean International’s second Quantum-class ship. It will offer 20 Mediterranean sailings beginning on 22 April 2015 …

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Costa reveals inaugural cruises for Costa Diadema

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Costa Cruises has revealed the inaugural cruises for Costa Diadema, the fleet’s future flagship which will be delivered by Fincantieri on October 30th 2014. The first cruise departing on November 1st will be the vernissage cruise, with three new culturally rich and architecturally beautiful cities included in the itinerary: Trieste, Dubrovnik and Genoa. The cruise will depart from Trieste with a one and a half day stopover, while the final port of destination is Genoa, the city where Costa Cruises …

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Norwegian to install scrubbers from Green Tech Marine on six ships

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To further the company’s commitment to environmental stewardship, Norwegian Cruise Line announced today that the line will make a significant investment in the installation of 28 scrubbers on six ships in the line’s fleet. The company has contracted with Green Tech Marine for the outfitting of the scrubbers on Norwegian Breakaway, Norwegian Dawn, Norwegian Jewel, Norwegian Gem, Norwegian Pearl and Norwegian Sun. The scrubbers will be installed starting this spring and installation will continue through 2016. Green Tech Marine also …

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Celebrity Cruises announces Celebrity Century’s farewell 2014-2015 season

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during a year featuring a record number of ports of call and 17 new cruise destinations for the brand. The farewell season will also feature exclusive onboard programming and special offers for guests. Celebrity Century will leave the fleet in April 2015. Captain’s Club loyalty members and holidaymakers can join Michael Bayley, President and CEO of Celebrity Cruises, on the President’s Celebration of the Century Cruise in Asia. The 14-night sailing from Singapore on Celebrity Century will depart on 8 …

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